March 8, 2023|News

Investing in women builds great companies

Investing in diversity overall has been shown to perform better over time and that is evident in our portfolio returns. We are proud to say that almost 2/3 of our capital has been invested in companies with a female founder.

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SwarmFarm Robotics founders stand in front of the autonomous tracker they invented in a field of crop

February 14, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio company news

SwarmFarm Robotics raises $12M AUD series A to put integrated autonomy in the hands of growers

Emmertech co-leads the initial $12M AUD Series A fundraise with Swarm Farm Robotics, an automated agricultural technology company in Queensland, Australia.

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January 16, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio company news

Two Canadian companies chose for John Deere’s 2023 Startup Collaborator Program

Emmertech portfolio company, IntelliCulture, and Saskatchewan-based, Precision AI, are two of eight companies selected in the John Deere 2023 Startup Collaborator Program.

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The Ground Truth Ag field trial team on a farm near Holdfast, Saskatchewan in August 2022.

November 29, 2022|Agtech, News, Portfolio company news

Ground Truth Agriculture Inc. closes $4 million seed round

Ground Truth Agriculture Inc. announced the close of a $4 million seed round. The funding round was led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. and includes $2 million from its agtech-focused Emmertech fund.

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November 24, 2022|Agtech, News

Opinion: War and COVID-19 are boosting Canadian agriculture tech – but policy needs fixing

Emmertech Managing Directors, Sean O’Connor and Kyle Scott, highlight tailwinds in the Canadian agtech space in a recent article published in the Globe and Mail. We have a generational opportunity to lead the world in one of our most critical industries by investing in innovation and not stifling with counter-productive policy.

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November 7, 2022|Agtech, News

Saskatchewan farmers embracing locally developed agtech

CBC News discusses how Saskatchewan has become a hub for emerging agtech, speaking with several industry leaders, agtech founders, and farmers.

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October 27, 2022|Agtech, News, Portfolio company news

AGTECH ACCELERATOR Cohort 1 yield incredible success

The AGTECH ACCELERATOR shared the results of its inaugural cohort, which saw unprecedented success, in the first half of 2022! The AGTECH ACCELERATOR brings together both agriculture and technology to accelerate the growth of Canadian agtech startups built to solve global problems.

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September 6, 2022|News, Portfolio company news

Curatio merges with medtech startup from down under

Vancouver digital health startup, Curatio, has announced it has merged with Sydney, Austrailia’s RxMx to form RxPx. Learn more here.

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Image of a hand overtop of a potato farm with some potatoes showing on ground

August 22, 2022|Agtech, News, Portfolio company news

Vive Crop Protection closes funding round, accelerating its precision chemistry platform

Vive Crop Protection announced today the close of its USD $26 million ($34 million CAD) Series C investment round. The round was led by Conexus Venture Capital and its Emmertech fund.

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